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March Break At The Toronto Zoo!

Toronto Zoo Weekly Feature - Wednesday, 2013-02-27

Saturday, March 9 to Sunday, March 17

9:30am to 6:00pm, daily, (last admission at 5:00pm)

When making plans this March Break don't forget to visit the world famous Toronto Zoo!! You are sure to have a WILD time with some animal friends including our magnificent polar bears, African white lions, Western lowland gorillas, Arctic wolves and more. Looking for some warmth? Stop by one of our five tropical pavilions, bursting with animals, plants and sea life. Grab a hot chocolate and take in one of our educational and fun daily Keeper Talks and drop by and chat with some of our knowledgeable Volunteers stationed throughout the Zoo.

To help celebrate March Break the Zoo is offering our visitors a daily promotional offer (click here for details) plus the Zoo will have extended hours from 9:30am to 6:00pm (last admission 5:00pm).

Help Celebrate International Polar Bear Day!

In celebration of International Polar Bear Day, taking place today Wednesday, February 27, the Toronto Zoo is inviting you to "Bundle Up For Polar Bears" by putting on your favourite sweater, hoodie, or jacket and turning down your thermostat by two degrees between Monday, February 25 and Friday, March 1.
You'll 'bare-ly' notice the cooler temperature!

To register please email us at


Saturday, March 23
Toronto Zoo Supports
Earth Hour 2013
Climate change is the simple biggest treat facing polar bears. By reducing our carbon emissions to protect the sea ice polar bears depend on for survival. Toronto Zoo will be turning off all non-essential lights to support polar bear conservation!

Interact with and inspire visitors with fun, educational activities at the Zoo's new Giant Panda Exhibit and throughout the Zoo site, and assist at special events.
Click here for more information on how to become a volunteer!


Photo Credit: Toronto Zoo

In celebration of International Polar Bear Day, bundle up this weekend and visit our wonderful Polar bears in the Tundra Trek!
Polar bears are considered the largest land carnivores in the world! Did you know the surface of their skin is actually black! COOL!
Looking to add some adventure to your next Corporate Event?
Why not bring your herd to the wildest venue in town-The Toronto Zoo.
CLICK HERE for full details on our extensive Corporate Events Package or to book your event today!

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Current Zoo hours - 9:30 am to 4:30 pm daily.
Last admissions one hour before closing.
The Toronto Zoo is open year round (except Dec. 25th).

General Admission (13-64 incl): $20
Seniors (65+): $15
Children (4-12): $11
Children (3 and under): FREE
Prices include tax as applicable
Parking is $10

For more information, contact Lesley Dean at (416) 392-5974.

Events and admission prices subject to change without notice.
For general information visit

Toronto Zoo is accredited by CAZA (Canada's Accredited Zoos and Aquariums). Look for this logo whenever you visit a Canadian zoo as your assurance that you are supporting a facility dedicated to providing excellent care for animals, a great experience for you, and a better future for all living things. For more information, visit

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